Camperdown and District Historical Society Inc. Preserving and promoting Camperdown & district history.

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Saturday 6th July – Lecture Program run by Camperdown & District Historical Society. Venue: Killara Centre, Camperdown.
Entry fee: $7.00 per lecture, $20.00 for series.

Click here to download the Lecture Program.

 

Lecture Program 6th July

Click here to download the Lecture Program.

Venue: Killara Centre, Camperdown.
Entry fee: $7.00 per lecture, $20.00 for series.

10.30 am – 11.30 am: Stewart McArthur
“Scots Tradition: Five generations of McArthur’s – A perspective of 180 years at ‘Meningoort’, 1839 – 2019”

11.30 am – 12.30 pm: Dr Iain Buckland
“From Land o’Cakes to Camperdown – the immigrant food experience for the Western District settlers from Scotland”.

1.30 pm – 2.30 pm: Dr Raymond Madden
“James Dawson: Advocacy and Antipathy in Colonial Western Victoria“

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm: Dr Ben Wilkie
“A poet for every occasion: The many faces of Burns in Australia”

  • CT 1060 historic
  • CT CourtHouse
  • CT Hunt
  • CT LeuraHotel
  • CT PostOffice
  • CT Statue

Camperdown

Located in South West Victoria, Australia

Camperdown (pop. 3500)
is nestled in a picturesque volcanic landscape
and has many fine historic buildings.

The district has a fascinating history of
Aboriginal and European settlement.

Camperdown is famous for its Clock Tower
and beautiful Avenue of Elms.

Guided tours
 of our heritage centre,
historic Camperdown and district,
by arrangement.

To view historic photographs
of our district click here.

Activities
Our Society members meet at least every second month at times and venues to best suit the occasion.

Our meetings feature some excellent guest speakers.

Regular field trips are held, sometimes to places rarely open to the general public.

Our Society also runs a ‘Heritage Centre’, featuring a museum and excellent research facilities.

Visitors are most welcome.

Events & Membership
To find out about coming events click here.
Interested in membership? For further information and membership application form click here.

To view the documents that are linked to this site you may need to install Adobe Reader PDF Reader – Free download.

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Visit our Heritage Centre
241  Manifold Street Camperdown

Opening Times
Tuesdays 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
First Sunday of Month 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.
(Other times by appointment)

 

 

Events & Membership
To find out about coming events click here.
Interested in membership? For further information and membership application form click here.

To view the documents that are linked to this site you may need to install Adobe Reader PDF Reader – Free download.